Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Wall Street Journal’s Gerald Seib reports that the Trump administration is considering a limited missile strike against North Korea. The “bloody nose” strategy would be to: “React to some nuclear or missile test with a targeted strike against...
The Obama Administration diaspora had something of a reunion this week. The occasion, a coordinated effort at damage control, an attempt to tourniquet a wound to President Barack Obama’s legacy inflicted by an exhaustively reported 14,000-word rock-solid piece of...
Jerusalem is sacred to Christians, Muslims and Jews. Who controls it is one of the most contentious issues in the Middle East peace process. It is Israel’s seat of government, but both the Israelis and Palestinians claim it as...
North Korea tested a brand new intercontinental ballistic missile last week — and it’s big. The Hwasong-15 is larger and more powerful than the Hwasong-14 that scared the beejezus out of everyone when they tested it over the July...
As U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Asia, we look at the North Korean nuclear threat in our first Roughly Explained video. Over the past few months, North Korea has steadily upped the ante with a series of provocative missile...
This story was updated on Dec. 21, 2017 to reflect the Justice Department's renewed interest in the Uranium One deal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reviving a probe into Hillary Clinton’s role in the 2010 approval of a deal that...
Early Sunday morning, North Korean state TV announced that it had tested a hydrogen bomb designed to be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), declaring that it was a "perfect success." The test came hours after North Korean media...
Updated 8/14/17 to include responses from Forensicator and additional information. The question of Russia's culpability in the 2016 hacking of the DNC is a settled matter in the view of the U.S. intelligence community and most cybersecurity experts. But, for...
The war of words between North Korea and the U.S. escalated again Wednesday as North Korea announced it was preparing a plan to launch missiles at Guam, a U.S. territory 2,100 miles south of Pyongyang. This latest provocation came...
No. None. Zilch. As Tom Nichols, a professor at the Naval War College and an expert in nuclear strategy put it, the idea of legal grounds to disobey a launch order is "untouched by knowledge of that process works.” It...
The Washington Post reported Monday that in a meeting last week with Russian ambassador Sergei Lavrov, President Donald Trump described details of intelligence the U.S. had obtained from a foreign partner about the potential use of laptop bombs by...
President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a missile attack on a Syrian airbase the U.S. believes was the launching point for Tuesday's chemical attack. Tomahawk cruise missiles, 59 of them, launched from the USS Porter and USS Ross pounded...

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